Mackenzie Continuing Education

Short-term work-related and personal interest courses

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Full Time Programs

Course Dates
Heavy Equipment Operator

A 12-week program with intensive, hands on training in heavy equipment operation, routine maintenance of equipment, and practical field operations.The core curriculum follows Industry Training Authority guidelines. For just one low price you will receive:

A minimum of 10 industry recognized training certificates
90 classroom hours
Up to 300 equipment hours on 2-3 pieces of equipment:

  • Feller Buncher
  • Skidder
  • Track Skidder
  • Processor
  • Butt'n'top
  • Forwarder

Entrance Requirements

  • Minimum Age 18
  • Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status
  • Valid Driver’s License (Preferred)
  • Successful Drug & Alcohol Testing
  • Declaration of physical ability
  • Interview with instructor or designate


Next intake: TBA

For more information or to request a registration package please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

Next Intake TBA

First Aid, Health and Safety

Course Dates
H2S Alive

This 8-hour course is intended for all workers in petroleum and other industries who could be exposed to hydrogen sulphide (H2S), also known as sour gas. The course covers the physical properties and health hazards of H2S, how to protect oneself and basic rescue techniques.

Students will be required to:

  • Operate self-contained breathing apparatus
  • Operate a detector tube device
  • Perform rescue breathing on a mannequin

Tuition Fee: $295.00

Date is TBA

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

For more information please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

TBA

Occupational First Aid Level 1

This 7-hour WorkSafe BC course is designed to provide life saving first aid skills to workers in industry. The course will cover assessment of the injured person, how to deal with obstructed airways, circulatory distress, and control of bleeding.

The successful student will receive a 3-year OFA Level 1 Certificate.

Tuition Fee: $139. 95 plus manual

Nov. 22, Dec. 6

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

For more information please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

 Feb. 6,   Mar. 14,   Apr. 17

Occupational First Aid Level 3

This 70-hour comprehensive course is offered with the objective of qualifying candidates for certification by WorkSafe BC as first aid attendants in industry. Instruction will be provided in both theory and practical applications. Topics include anatomy and physiology, injury and body response, resuscitation and new procedures in patient care.

Tuition Fee: $977 plus textbook

Nov 20 - Dec 1

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Spring 2018

Transportation Endorsement

This 8-hour WorkSafe BC course was created to compliment your Occupational First Aid Level 1 Certificate (OFA 1). The course deals with handling and transport of injured persons.

Tuition Fee: $149.95 plus manual

Feb. 7

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

For more information please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

Feb. 7

Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR

Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home.  Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.  Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR.  Exceeds competitors' standards by including injury prevention content, CPR, and AED.

Certification: 3-year certification in CPR Level C

Tuition Fee: $230

Next offering will be in the Spring 2018 semester unless there is sufficient interest to run one sooner.

For more information please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

Jan. 20&21
Red Cross CPR C

Courses on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provide the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking for adults, children, and babies depending on the level of CPR chosen. Courses meet legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards, and include the latest CPR guidelines and training in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).

CPR Level C provides Level A content plus choking and CPR care for babies and children.

Minimum age 16

Tuition Fee: $72 + manual

Feb 19, 2018

For more information please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

Feb 19

Vocational Part Time

Update Your Skills and Increase your Employability!
Course Dates
Management Skills for Supervisors - Level 1, 2 & 3

The participant progresses through the progressive variations of decision and problem solving models. Through a series of structured exercises, key concepts are taught regarding group process; decision model and communication structures. The performance evaluation process is introduced as part of the supervisor’s role. A balance of theory and practice re-enforces the learning process.

Learning Objectives: On completion of the course students will be able to:

  • Identify the key characteristics of successful communication processes
  • Demonstrate effective collaborative processes
  • Employ effective listening strategies
  • Utilize appropriate decision models
  • Identify key characteristics of group decision making
  • Conduct / participate in the meeting planning process
  • Conduct / participate in an effective meeting
  • Identify key characteristics of successful performance evaluation processes
  • Develop strategies to incorporate new skills into the work place

TBA

Mondays 10am to 5pm and Thursdays 10:30 – 5:30pm

Registration is recommended 2 week prior to course start date

For more information or to register please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

TBA

Train the Trainer Levels 1-3

Training is a critical piece of the success of any organization. Improved skills and knowledge at all levels increases competency and productivity. This workshop will give all types of trainer's tools to help them create and deliver engaging, compelling workshops that will encourage trainees to come back for more. Skills such as facilitating, needs analyses, understanding participant’s needs, and managing tough topics will give your trainees what the need to become a trainer themselves.

Registration is recommended 2 week prior to course start date

For more information or to register please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

TBA
Strength Deployment Inventory (SDI)

Strength Deployment Inventory® or SDI® features key points in developing relationship awareness in particular interpersonal conflict; it helps in understanding the motives that colour our perceptions and drive our behavior, thus allowing us to choose to change.

$143 + manual

TBA
Winning Customers

This program, designed by the Mackenzie Chamber of Commerce and the College of New Caledonia, will assist you in developing your customer service skills. You will learn:

  • The importance of good customer service and the success of return business.
  • Effective communication and telephone skills.
  • How to clarify the problem, discuss solutions, negotiate with the customer, and arrive at a winning solution.
  • Your role in marketing and promoting the business.
  • How to evaluate your effectiveness in meeting employer and customer expectations.

Fall 2018

9:00am - 4:00pm

$82.00 (includes course materials)

For more information please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

Fall 2018

General Interest

Continuous Learning Close to Home
Course Dates
First Aid for Kids

Students will learn:

  • Very important skills about home and neighborhood safety.
  • How and when to call for help.
  • How to care for minor wounds, burns and injuries.
  • And most importantly, injury prevention!


For more information please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

TBA
Babysitting

Spring 2018

For more information please contact the campus at 250-997-7200, toll free at 1-877-997-4333 or cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

TBA